Personal Finance Roundup

How to Best the Other Home Buyers [Smart Money] “Here are some tips on how prospective buyers should handle a multiple-offer situation.”

10 Best Cities for the Next Decade [Kiplinger] “They’re prosperous, innovative, and they’ll generate plenty of jobs, too.”

Dumpster-Diving 101: 6 Strategies for Success [Wise Bread] “[Here’s] a six-point strategy on how to dumpster-dive safely and effectively.”

7 ways to protect yourself from cell phone overage “gotchas” [Consumer Reports] “Ideally, the big four contract carriers should send text and email alerts when you’re nearing your voice, messaging, and data limits. But until that happens, here’s what you can do to protect yourself right now.”

25 factors that affect car insurance premiums [Smart Spending] “You do have some control over how much you’ll have to pay.”